Upcoming Events

4
Aug
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Anchorage, AK
PSAE - Classroom
Anchorage, Alaska

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based pediatric sexual assault examiner (PSAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive pediatric medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

18
Aug
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Billings, MT
PSAE - Classroom
Billings, Montana

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based pediatric sexual assault examiner (PSAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive pediatric medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

28
Aug
DV Case Study
Webinar

Medical evaluation of the intimate partner violence (IPV) patient is often under assessed as it is often not understood.  This webinar will discuss medical forensic care of the IPV patient.  Case studies of IPV patients who presented to a forensic nurse examiner program will be utilized. Presenting signs and symptoms, patient histories, clinical evaluation and case outcome (when known) will be included

10
Sep
Domestic Violence Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Billings, MT
DVE Training
Billings, Montana

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this three-day, classroom-based domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have expierienced intimate partner violence.  Topics to be covered include:

16
Sep
Adolescent Consent and Privacy Issues
Webinar

This webinar will discuss the legal issues surrounding adolescent (minor) consent to medical treatment for sexual assault.  Also will review medical record privacy and disclosure, parental access to minor records, and consent issues related to pregnancy prevention. 

Announcements

September 3, 2013

The Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) at IHS is pleased to announce the launch of its new forensic healthcare Web site.

June 18, 2013

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training project is excited to announce the upcoming schedule of Sexual Assault Examiner Classroom Trainings and Clinical Skills Trainings. These multi-day trainings run from September 2013 - February 2014, and are open to registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants.  Scholarships are available!  Click to read more.

May 6, 2013

Federally or tribally operated health care facilities are eligible to receive forensic equipment consisting of a high quality digital camera, laptop installed with Second Opinion software, tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories arranged neatly in a durable storage case.

May 10, 2013

For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97